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SOLVED: Is Microsoft Sway Still Being Developed?

Sway is a fantastic starter program to build basic websites.  It looks like a competitors web based version of PowerPoint.   Sway is good enough to release to the public, but it is so basic that a friend of mine describes it as a version 0.9 even though it has been available for more than a year. For my customers […]


NEWS: Microsoft Dives Into Mixed Reality October 17th

Today Microsoft announced that it is partnered with major PC hardware manufacturers to produce 5 new Mixed Reality headsets.  Mixed Reality?  Mixed Reality is the term used to describe the merging of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) . Acer, Lenovo, Dell, Samsung and HP showed off their new products to be released on […]


SOLVED: How To Stop Android From Motion Dialing Gestures

If you have an Android phone and you keep pocket dialing people soon after you are texting, you might actually be motion dialing or what Android calls Direct Dialing or Gestures.  Direct Dialing causes the phone to dial the number of the person you are texting if you move the phone to your ear.  Unfortunately […]


Things You Need To Do To Prevent Identity Theft But Didn’t Already Know

It’s the 21st century and everything is now digital including your legal identity.  We all so tired of hearing that we should change our passwords and the like that we have now tuned out much of the conversation about security but periodically we really need to tune back in and think about what our risks […]


SOLVED: VIDEO: How To Upgrade The Disk in an SSD Cache Using Intel Rapid Storage Technology

In the video below we show how to remove the spinning disk from a Dell Latitude 5480 and replace it with a larger one and then enable SSD Caching.  To use SSD Caching your PC needs: The connectors to add an SSD and a spinning disk A BIOS that supports SSD Caching and has the disk […]


VIDEO: Dell Latitude 5480 Is Impressive

If you are looking for a 14″ corporate grade laptop with serious performance, the Dell Latitude 5480 is for you.  In this video review of the Dell 5480, our sample runs an Intel Core 7 Quad Core CPU (8 threads!) with 16 GB of RAM displayed on a 1920 x 1080 touchscreen using a backlit […]


SOLVED: What is Windows 10 Pro For Workstations

Windows 10 has many lesser known variants including Windows 10 Long Term Servicing Branch, Windows 10 Embedded and Windows 10 Team.  In the fall of 2017, a new variant named Windows 10 Pro For Workstations will be added to the list. Windows 10 for Workstations is a high end version of the standard Windows 10 Pro targeted […]


SOLVED: What is Windows 10 Team?

Windows 10 Team is a specialized edition of Windows 10 that includes a number of custom collaboration tools and functions, that is currently only available on Windows Surface Hub. That naturally leads to the question “What is Windows Surface Hub?”.  Windows Surface Hub is a 55″ or 84″ LCD touch screen with an integrated PC running Windows 10 Team […]


SOLVED: What is Intel Optane and Does Optane Run Faster Than SSD?

We explain and demonstrate what Intel Optane is, what you need to run it, and if it will really improve your PC’s performance. What is Intel Optane? Intel Optane is an accelerator for your hard drive.   Intel Optane is stick of non-volatile memory, which means it does not get wiped clean when you power it off […]


SOLVED: Where Does Android Outsell Apple iOS?

In a word, everywhere.  Android sells 6 times as many devices as Apple’s iOS globally and 1.75 times as many in the US.  Below are some fantastic 2017 data from two very reliable sources. Get the whole report on 2017 Internet Trends directly from Kleiner Perkins Check out this amazing interactive map showing current and historical sales […]


SOLVED: What Do The Suffix Letters on Intel Processors Mean

Intel used to have a pretty simple naming scheme for its CPU’s but as the market demanded more features, Intel started adding suffix letters to its processors.  Often the letters added on to the end of an Intel CPU number can mean enormous differences. Below is a list of Intel CPU Suffix Letters: C – Desktop processor based on […]


SOLVED: How To Disable SMB1 and Keep Safe From WannaCry Variants

Even the latest Windows 10 1703 still has SMB1 enabled by default.  If you want to keep yourself safe from WannaCry / WannaCrypt0r 2 variants you need to disable SMB 1.0. You can disable SMB 1.0 in 5 ways: A – How to Disable SMB 1 using the GUI Click the START button and type FEATURES Click […]